CHAPTER 156:  ZONING CODE
Section
General Provisions
   156.01   Short title
   156.02   Authority
   156.03   Jurisdiction
   156.04   Effective date
   156.05   Relationship to existing zoning, watershed protection, subdivision, and flood hazard ordinances
   156.06   Relationship to the Monroe Land Development Plan
   156.07   No use or sale of land or buildings except in conformity with chapter provisions
   156.08   Severability
   156.09   Computation of time
   156.10   Miscellaneous
   156.11   Moratoria
   156.12 - 156.13   Reserved
Basic Definitions and Interpretations
   156.14   Definitions of basic terms
   156.15   Lots divided by district lines
   156.16   Lot to abut a public street
   156.17 - 156.19   Reserved
Administrative Mechanisms
   156.20   Land-use Administrator
   156.21   Planning Director
   156.22   Subdivision Administrator
   156.23   Technical review committee
   156.24 - 25   Reserved
Permits and Final Plat Approval
Part I. Zoning and Special Use Permits
   156.26   Permits required
   156.27   No occupancy, use, or sale of lots until requirements fulfilled
   156.28   Who may submit permit applications
   156.29   Applications to be complete
   156.30   Staff consultation after application submitted
   156.31   Zoning permits
   156.32   Authorizing use or occupancy before completion of development under zoning permit
   156.33   Special use permits
   156.34   Burden of presenting evidence; burden of persuasion
   156.35   Recommendations on special use permit applications
   156.36   Board of adjustment action on special use permits
   156.37   Additional requirements on special use permits
   156.38   Authorizing use, occupancy, or sale before completion of development under special use permits and subdivisions
   156.39   Completing developments in phases
   156.40   Expiration of benefits
   156.41   Effect of permit on successors and assigns
   156.42   Amendments to and modifications of permits
   156.43   Reconsideration of Board action
   156.44   Applications to be processed expeditiously
   156.45   Maintenance of common areas, improvements and facilities
   156.46   Residential dwelling unit occupancy limit
   156.47 - 156.52   Reserved
Part II.  Major and Minor Subdivision Plats
   156.53   Regulation of subdivisions
   156.54   No subdivision without plat approval
   156.55   Plan and plat submittal and review periods
   156.56   Effects of approval; prerequisites
   156.57   Major subdivision approval process
   156.58   Certificates, endorsements, notes, and approval blocks on final subdivision plats
   156.59   Plat approval not acceptance of dedication offers
   156.60   Protection against defects
   156.61   Maintenance of dedicated areas until acceptance
   156.62   Standards for review
   156.63   Enforcement
   156.64   Reserved
Appeals, Variances and Interpretations
   156.65   Appeals
   156.66   Variances
   156.67   Interpretations
   156.68   Requests to be heard expeditiously
   156.69   Board Action on Appeals and Variances
Hearing Procedures for Appeals and Applications
   156.73   Hearing required on appeals and applications
   156.74   Notice of hearing
   156.75   Evidence
   156.76   Modification of application at hearing
   156.77   Record
   156.78   Written decision
   156.79   Judicial review
   156.80   Board of Adjustment supplemental regulations and procedures
   156.81 - 156.83   Reserved
Enforcement and Review
   156.84   Complaints regarding violations
   156.85   Persons liable
   156.86   Procedures upon discovery of violations
   156.87   Permit revocation
Nonconforming Situations
   156.88   Continuation of nonconforming situations and completion of nonconforming projects
   156.89   Nonconforming lots
   156.90   Extension or enlargement of nonconforming  situations
   156.91   Repair, maintenance and reconstruction
   156.92   Change in use of property where a nonconforming situation exists
   156.93   Discontinued use of nonconforming situations
   156.94   Completion of nonconforming projects
Zoning Districts and Zoning Map
   156.95   Residential zoning districts
   156.96   Commercial Districts established
   156.97   Industrial District established
   156.98   Conditional Districts established
   156.99   Special Use Districts established
   156.100   Floodplain and Floodway Districts established
   156.101   Watershed Districts established
   156.102   Overlay Districts established
   156.103   Reserved
   156.104   Reserved
   156.105   Reserved
   156.106   Official zoning map
   156.107   Amendments to official zoning map
   156.108   Reserved
   156.109   Major and minor subdivisions, standard
Permissible Uses
   156.110   Table of permissible uses
   156.111   Use of the designations in Table of Permissible Uses
   156.112   Permissible uses and specific exclusions
   156.113   Accessory uses
   156.114   Permissible use not requiring permits
   156.115   Change in use
   156.116   More specific use controls
   156.117 - 156.118  Reserved
Supplementary Use Regulations
   156.119   Planned Unit Developments
   156.120   Temporary emergency, construction, or repair residences
   156.121   Temporary uses, structures and special events
   156.122   Supplementary standards for schools
   156.123   Central business district
   156.124   Overlay districts
   156.125   Telecommunications towers
   156.126   Electronic gaming operations
   156.127   Non-residential maintenance requirements
   156.128   Office and Transition (OT) District
   156.129   Home occupations
   156.130   Adult establishments
   156.131   Supplementary standards for single family and infill lots in single family residential districts
   156.132   Commercial development design standards
   156.133   Signs
   156.134   Manufactured parks
   156.135   Multi-family developments standards
   156.136   Fences and walls
Density and Dimensional Regulations
   156.137   Minimum lot size
   156.138   Residential density
   156.139   Minimum lot widths
   156.140   Building setback requirements
   156.141   Accessory building and use setback requirements
   156.142   Building height limitations
   156.143   Roadway access for non-residential uses
   156.144 - 156.147    Reserved
Recreational Facilities and Open Space
   156.148   Usable open space
   156.149   Ownership and maintenance of recreational areas and required open space
   156.150   Dedication of open space
   156.151   Homeowners associations
   156.152 - 156.158    Reserved
   156.159   Coordination with surrounding streets
   156.160 - 156.168    Reserved
   156.169   Sites for and screening of dumpsters
Floodways, Floodplains, Drainage and Erosion
   156.170   Definitions
   156.171   Artificial obstructions within floodways prohibited
   156.172   Reserved
   156.173   Flood damage prevention ordinance
   156.174   Special provisions for subdivisions
   156.175   Reserved
   156.176   Location of boundaries of Floodplain and Floodway Districts
   156.177   Setbacks from streams outside designated floodplains
   156.178   Reserved
   156.179   Reserved
   156.180   Secondary impact mitigation
   156.181 - 156.184    Reserved
Parking
   156.185   Definitions
   156.186   Reserved
   156.187   Number of parking spaces required
   156.188   Vehicle accommodation area surfaces
   156.189   Joint use of required parking spaces
   156.190   Satellite parking
   156.191   Special provisions for lots with existing  buildings
   156.192   Loading and unloading areas
   156.193   Central business district
   156.194   Reserved
Historic District Regulations
   156.195   Purpose
   156.196   Designation and amendment of historic districts
   156.197   Permitted uses
   156.198   Conformance to dimensional requirements; exceptions
   156.199   Authentic restoration or reconstruction
   156.200   Historic District Commission comments and recommendations
   156.201   Certificates of appropriateness; generally
   156.202   Certificates of appropriateness; review criteria
   156.203   Certificates of appropriateness; authority to view premises and seek expert advice
   156.204   Certificates of appropriateness; delay of effective date
   156.205   Certificates of appropriateness; appeals from Commission's decisions
   156.206   Certificates of appropriateness; compliance with terms
   156.207   Certain changes not prohibited
   156.208   State recommendations concerning establishment of districts
Screening, Landscaping and Tree Preservation
   156.209   Purpose
   156.210   Applicability
   156.211   Definitions
   156.212   Findings
   156.213   General screening standards
   156.214   General landscaping requirements
   156.215   Design and maintenance standards and sizes
   156.216   Streetscape buffer
   156.217   Perimeter buffers
   156.218   Screening buffers
   156.219   Other screening types and standards
   156.220   Parking lot landscaping
   156.221   Tree preservation
   156.222   Tree limits
   156.223   Tree types and species
Amendments
   156.224   Amendments